2018 Employment by Industry by Place of Work

 FTDD NumberPercentTN. PercentU.S. Percent
Total Employees 189,004  100.0 100.0 100.0
Goods Producing:   38,753    20.5   16.4   13.9
Manufacturing   30,288    16.0   11.8     8.5
Construction     7,936     4.2     4.2     4.9
Mining, Forestry       529     0.3     0.4     0.5
Service Providing: 120,935   64.0   69.8   71.0
Retail Trade   23,736   12.6   11.3   10.6
Wholesale Trade, Transportation & Utilities   11,309    6.0     9.6     7.9
Finance & Real Estate     7,527    4.0     5.1     5.7
Health Services & Education (Private Sector)   31,727  16.8   14.2   15.9
Leisure & Hospitality   20,425  10.8   11.4   11.0
Information    2,172    1.1    1.5     1.9
Professional & Other Services  24,039  12.7  16.7   18.0
Government  29,316  15.5  13.9   15.1

Numbers may not add due to rounding.

Source: Tennessee Department of Employment Security, "2018 Annual Census of Employment and Wages" & U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Employment Statistics, "Employment, Hours and Earnings".